Entries by Callum Powell

The Wine Front, Mike Bennie – 2018 Reviews

Powell & Son Steinert Flaxmans Shiraz 2016 Posted on 07 July 2018. Not that this will be comfort for most, but I showed this to my dad, alongside the 2016 Kraehe that sits in the top tier of Powell & Son wines (alongside a couple of the other releases). His words were things like ‘remarkable’, ‘extraordinary balance’, […]

Wine Spectator – 2016 Release Reviews

  Brennecke Seppeltsfield 2016 Grenache 96 Points | $250 | 150 cases made Velvety, aromatic and detailed, with sandalwood, bacon, and mahogany notes that leap out of the glass, giving way to equally precise blueberry, wild blackberry and plum compote elements. Features tremendous density and presence on the long, expressive finish. Drink now through 2028. -MW Steinert […]

JancisRobinson.com 2015 Release Review – Julia Harding MW

    Julia Harding MW October 4th 2017 Steinert Flaxman’s Shiraz 2015 Black core, purple crimson rim. More lifted aroma than in the Loechel, almost a little minty. Dusty, dark and mineral. Juicy and very pure, very dark fruited. Terrific freshness and smooth, compact but lightish tannins. Cool, fresh and finishes soft, dry and long. […]

Newsletter May 2017

Greetings from Barritt Road,   Well… what a rollercoaster these last few years have been. I believe that it is probably the right time to let you all know what has been going on all this time, so I’d best start from the beginning… By the end of 2013 the two of us were broke, […]

Wine Gang

Family Guy In my mind’s eye, I see Jean Baldès, the late paterfamilias and owner of Clos Triguedina, one of the leading estates of Cahors. The women of the family have spent the morning eviscerating ducks and preparing their constituent parts for the winter: confit de canard, duck liver pâté, terrine and for all I […]

Cellarit – Merrill Witt

Powell & Son – A “Seriously Impressive” new wine label Posted on July 10, 2016 | By merrill@cellarit.com In her recent report on South Australian wines, the Wine Advocate’s Lisa Perrotti-Brown singled out two newcomers, Powell & Son and Sons of Eden, as “seriously impressive.” Anyone familiar with the Barossa’s fabled Torbreck Wines would have […]

The Buyer Reviews

TASTING: WINE Tasting Powell & Son’s new range of Shiraz and Riesling In the second of a two part feature, Peter Dean lunches Barossa ‘bad boy’ Dave Powell to find out what life is like after leaving Torbreck, the winery he founded 20 years ago. In this piece we taste Powell’s new wines from new […]